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War against war : the American fight for peace, 1914-1918

Author: Michael Kazin
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Simon and Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"The untold story of the movement that came close to keeping the United States out of the First World War. This book is about the Americans who tried to stop their nation from fighting in one of history's most destructive wars and then were hounded by the government when they refused to back down. In the riveting War Against War, Michael Kazin brings us into the ranks of the largest, most diverse, and most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kazin, Michael, 1948-
War against war.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017
(DLC) 2016028651
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Kazin
ISBN: 9781476705903 1476705909 9781476705910 1476705917 9781476705927 1476705925
OCLC Number: 944380292
Description: xix, 378 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Against a Great, Forgotten War --
Prologue: A Better World in Birth? --
Ever Widening Circles, August 1914 to May 1915 --
Cry Peace and Fight Preparedness, May 1915 to May 1916 --
Keep Us Out, June 1916 to January 1917 --
Do the People Want War? February 1917 to April 1917 --
The War--or American Promise: One Must Choose, April 1917 to November 1917 --
A Strange Set of Criminals, December 1917 to December 1918 --
Legacies.
Responsibility: Michael Kazin.

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"With his customary clarity and insight, Kazin draws our attention to the remarkable group of individuals who argued--eloquently and with great moral urgency--against intervention in World War I. Read more...

 
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